COVID-19 survey findings

We have been using the data from our COVID-19 survey to explore the effects of the pandemic on the lives of people of different generations and backgrounds, covering a range of topics, from loneliness and mental health, to work and parenting.

Explore the publications below and please keep an eye on our website and on Twitter for updates.

If you are publishing research using our COVID-19 data, please make sure you cite the data and also let us know, so we can make sure we add your work to our online bibliography when published.

Latest findings

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Prevalence of COVID-19, symptoms and testing in the UK - Initial findings from COVID-19 survey

The prevalence of COVID-19 in the community following the onset of the UK epidemic is unknown, and there are likely to be many predisposing factors…

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Household composition, couples’ relationship quality, and social support during lockdown – initial findings from COVID-19 survey

This exploratory study provides descriptive evidence on household composition, couples’ relationship quality, and social support during the May 2020 national lockdown in the UK. Specifically,…

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In their own words: five generations of Britons describe their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic – initial findings from COVID-19 survey

Our survey’s open-ended question gave respondents the opportunity to describe their experience of the pandemic in their own words. We received just under 11,000 open…

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Trust in government and others during the COVID-19 pandemic – initial findings from COVID-19 survey

This study focuses on trust in government, trust in others and compliance with the Government’s social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mental health during lockdown: evidence from four generations - initial findings from COVID-19 survey

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Finances and employment during lockdown – initial findings from COVID-19 survey

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Parental involvement in home schooling and developmental play during lockdown – initial findings from COVID-19 survey

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